The Ministry of Culture and Tourism aims to be the first in the world in the number of beaches among 50 FEE member countries implementing international Blue Flag in 2023.
Environment and Urban Planning Minister Murat Kurum, on his Twitter account, stated that as a result of the importance they attach to environmental investments, they protect the water quality of the seas and improve it every year.
Minister Institution said, “In this way, the number of our blue flag beaches, which is an indicator of clean seas, is increasing rapidly. How? We collected 85 thousand tons of marine garbage with Zero Waste Blue. We are following 24. We immediately respond to possible pollution and accidents from 364 coastal facilities. We are proud to receive the reward of all these efforts once again today. Our country was ranked third in the world with its 519 blue flag beaches in 2021.